An extension of time to amend a pleading will not always be granted, especially if it will cause undue delay.
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Plaintiff’s Appeal From Unsuccessful Motion To Add Defendants 6 Years After Collision Statute-Barred: A Review Of Limitation Periods
Discoverability principle extends limitation period when Plaintiff not advised of serious condition by doctor
This was a summary judgment motion in which the defendant sought to have the motor vehicle action dismissed for a missed limitation period.
The Ontario Court of Appeal held that, in circumstances where the plaintiff’s doctor continued to treat the plaintiff and engage in good faith efforts to remediate damage, the plaintiff did not know that it was appropriate to start an action against the doctor until after the last surgery proved unsuccessful.
New legislation has removed time limits for suing for sexual assault, domestic violence or child abuse. On March 9, 2016, Bill 132 Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment) 2015 received Royal Assent which is the last step in making it a law. Bill 132 is the legislative action plan arising from the Government’s report It’s Never Ok: …